Math encompasses language and gives learners the skills and confidence they need to succeed in the workforce and higher education. This is the first of a series of courses designed for ESOL teachers who would like to deepen their understanding of math and learn how to integrate math and numeracy skills in their ESOL classrooms. Lessons provide conceptual understanding of math topics around whole numbers, including cultural differences in procedures and notation, and offer strategies for making math accessible for all levels of ESOL learners.

This course provides a theoretical background and introduces practical methods for implementing contextualized instruction.  Participants will:

1) Explore instructional methods that support contextualized instruction

2) Investigate authentic curriculum samples

3) Design a plan for lesson development.

Estimated time: 24 hours, depending on your pace and style of learning

This course was developed by the College & Career Pathways Institute at LaGuardia Community College in partnership with World Education, Inc.

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Navigating Pathways to Opportunity: Comprehensive Student Supports course aims to support coaches, advisors, and navigators to provide the comprehensive supports that enable adults to succeed in an integrated career pathway program. Topics include strategies for identifying and engaging adult learners' aspirations, addressing barriers, and building a comprehensive network of support to promote persistence. Participants identify the key components of a navigator program and explore the skills needed to implement it effectively.

Estimated completion time: 24 hours

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